Amazon Echo & How It Resonates Junko Yoshida 9/22/2016 Post a comment Amazon’s Echo-like smart speakers are on the rise. The voice interface is emerging as one of the most natural interface to control IoT devices. Analysts expect the voice interface in home automation hubs, TVs, set-top boxes, HVAC/environmental control hubs and more.
Robo-Car's Safety Challenges DoT Junko Yoshida 9/21/2016 Post a comment The federal policy places self-driving cars directly under the purview of federal regulators. Stripped from the privilege of “self-certifying” their vehicles, carmakers will need “pre-market approval” from the DoT. The key question, however, is testing of AI cars’ safety.
Is It Time to Say Goodbye to EDI? Logical Link 8/29/2016 Post a comment EDI and APIs These issues will continue to remain complex as “bring your own device” and device managed inventory (DMI) strategies meld with B2B data swapping, cloud-based services, automated purchase order generation and inventory replenishment
A Universal Gateway for IoT Mary E. Shacklett 7/27/2016 (1) comment For the electronics industry, IoT and initiatives like Industrie 4.0 pay off in multiple ways, but the end-to-end linkages that move the information that is needed for seamless IoT can’t happen unless diverse standards for IoT communications are reconciled.
Electronics Recycling Systems Not Meeting Expectations Carole Mars 7/14/2016 Post a comment The logistics of moving used devices through to their final disposition constitutes one of the single largest costs related to managing used electronics, as low commodity values for materials recovered do not cover the costs of responsible treatment.
Automotive Memory: Still a Niche Market? Gary Hilson 7/12/2016 Post a comment Micron’s latest SLC NAND is aimed at embedded application uses including connected cars, but although automotive is sexy, as a memory segment it’s never going to be that large: it comes down to the volume of vehicles built every year.
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